ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW): Let’s take a bird-eye on it

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ACI Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) changes shares on Wednesday trading session, with a change of -3.25% or -$0.89 shares. The trading starts at $27.33 and closed at $27.40 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $26.31 and day high was $27.405 on Wednesday, June 24. After the session, the Technology sector daily volume shifted to 0.57 million while its average volume is 811.32K. In other hand, the ACIW market cap reached to $3.07B. While, its current target price is $26.51 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -3.11% and down -0.90% for month. Its quarterly performance was 10.64% above, while its half year performance is down -29.65%. ACIW yearly performance stood at negative -18.05% and fall -30.03% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for ACI Worldwide Inc. is 1.80.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. ACIW EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.57. EPS for this year is 19.00%, while for the next year its value is 1.28. Sales growth for the current quarter is 3.86 while its EPS Q/Q reached 5.80%. It has an EPS of -0.50% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 12.00%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on ACIW for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 5 of 6 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 1 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $31.00-$42.00. Average target price for ACIW was reached at $35.33.

Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. are the top three holders in ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 13.51 million shares which valued 326.16 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 10.95 million shares which valued at 264.54 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. has a total of 10.28 million shares which valued at 248.26 million. In the end, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. have 8.87% shares outstanding of ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.50%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.57. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 5 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.02, while 0.05 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for ACIW published in the report was -0.12-0.08 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.05 which is higher than -0.21 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for ACIW fall -14.23% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 0.36% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was -3.74%. The moving average value for ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW) is 30.04 and 26.77 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in ACIW stock. On Mar 16, Almeida Odilon, President and CEO, bought 30,440 trading shares at the cost of $24.59, which valued at 0.75 million.